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Barreira do Inferno Launch Center

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Barreira do Inferno Launch Center

Barreira do Inferno Launch Center
Centro de Lançamento da Barreira do Inferno
Location in Rio Grande do Norte
ICAO: none
Airport type Military base
Operator Brazilian Air Force
Brazilian Space Agency
Location Parnamirim, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Built 1965
In use 1965 - present

The Barreira do Inferno Launch Center (Portuguese: Centro de Lançamento da Barreira do Inferno; CLBI, trans. "Hell's Barrier") is a rocket launch base of the Brazilian Space Agency. It was created in 1965,[1] and is located in the city of Parnamirim, near Natal, the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Norte. It has been used for 233 launches from 1965 to 2007, reaching up to 1100 kilometers altitude.

It provides tracking support for launches from the Alcântara Launch Center and Guiana Space Centre.


  • Launches 1
    • Projected 1.1
  • References 2
  • External links 3


Several rockets where launched from CLBI:[2]


  • Operação São Lourenço - VS-40/SARA Suborbital I


  1. ^ Centro De Lançamento Da Barreira Do Iinferno
  2. ^ Natal

External links

  • Official site

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